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Buffer and production silos

Level measurement in buffer and production silos

Level measurement in buffer and production silos
Level measurement in buffer and production silos

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
30 m
Stones, gravel and rock flour
Process temperature:
-40 … +50 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
Noise, dust and abrasion


After crushing and screening, the different aggregates are transported via conveyor belts and distributed among the silos. Before further processing, the stones, gravel or rock flour are stored in buffer and production silos. To ensure optimal material storage, a precise level measurement is required.

Your benefit

Reliable measurement even in dusty and noisy environments
Cost effective
Optimal storage capacity
User friendly
Maintenance-free operation of the facility

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Level and pressure instrumentation for the aggregates and mining industry